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Officer-involved shooting at Sun City, Kansas

An investigation is ongoing by the KBI following an officer-involved shooting in Sun City, Kansas, that resulted in the death of Sun City resident Steven Myers, age 42. According to an Associated Press report, the incident happened last Friday...

 

Attention Kiowa residents: generator testing Thursday 11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.

The time has finally arrived that the new generator and the old generator for the City of Kiowa will be tested to make sure everything runs smoothly. Kiowa City Administrator Lou Leone said this Thursday, Oct. 12, at 11:30 p.m., the power to the...

 

Alfalfa County commissioners accept election printing bid

In its Tuesday morning meeting, the Alfalfa County Board of Commissioners started its meeting off by opening 12-month election bids. There were only two letters received: one from the Mid-West Printing Company and the other from Tulsa County. Tulsa...

 

Lynn Says

When Jay Leno was the NBC late night TV talk show host, it was a MUST SEE event for me. If I couldn't be there in front of the TV, then the VCR recorded it and I'd make time to watch it later. If the...

 

Alfalfa County court filings

According to the affidavits and petitions on file, the following individuals have been charged. An individual is innocent of any charges listed below until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is a matter of public record and may be...

 

Alfalfa County Marriage Filings

Marriage License Filings Jeremy Lynn Evans and Kasandra Jean Villarrell, both of Cherokee, filed for marriage license with certificate ($5)....

 

Cherokee School Board approves election resolution

The Cherokee Public School Board met Monday night for an agenda-packed meeting to discuss an election resolution and other general items. In attendance was Jeff White, Kory Littlefield and Amber Wilhite. The board started the meeting off by opening...

 

Freedom School Board elects officers

In a special election completed in September 2017, Shane Morris was re-elected to the board. After any board election, officers must be elected. There was little change in the Freedom slate: Morris co...

 

South Barber Board approves new track upgrade after storm, subs hired

The board of South Barber USD 255 met Monday night for their October meeting. Board President Steven Allen called the meeting to order with the following members present: Mike Miller, Mark Pollock, Melissa Simpson, Deb Helfrich and Mariah Doherty....

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 8:07 a.m. Reporting party (RP) requested a medic for a male with chest pains. Paged medic. Medic en route. Medic with patient en route to Bass Hospital in Enid. 10:10 a.m. Officer checking on suspicious person on State...

 

Barber County court filings

Civil Filings First State Bank of Kiowa vs. Michael D. Schmidt: mortgage foreclosure. BancCentral, National Association vs. David Catlin: other contract. The Farmers Cooperative Equity Company vs. Patriot Roustabout Service Inc.: debt collection....

 

Barber County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 142 page 534: Christopher F. Drebot, a single person, unto George L. Graves and Diana Graves, husband and wife. A portion of the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section 8, township 35 south, range 12 west of...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office log

October 2, 2017 Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from the Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital to the helipad. Savanah Rae Dutton, Medicine Lodge, hit a deer on U.S. Highway 281. Over $1,000 damage, no injuries, investigated by Sheriff...

 

Hull Earns Third GAC Goalkeeper of the Week Honor

RUSSELLVILLE, ARK. – For the third time during the 2017 season, East Central University soccer junior Chloe Hull has been named the Great American Conference Goalkeeper of the Week, for Oct. 10. The Moore, Okla., native helped the Tigers earn a...

 

Romero Takes Home Weekly Award

SHAWNEE – After leading Oklahoma Baptist to a record-setting night in the squad's lone match last week, Luis Romero has been named the Offensive Player of the Week, the Great American Conference office announced Tuesday afternoon. Romero, a native...

 

Lady Bison Duo Named Players of the Week

SHAWNEE – After finishing last week with a 2-0-1 mark, Ruth King and Rachel Beiermann have earned Oklahoma Baptist women's soccer's sophomore duo Great American Conference player of the week honors, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    October 11, 2017

Rodeo Teams Finish Among Top Four at OSU Cowboy Stampede

STILLWATER, Okla. – SWOSU Rodeo was in action over the weekend at the OSU Cowboy Stampede in Stillwater and both Bulldog teams brought home a top-four finish from the event with the women's team taking third place while the men tied for fourth....

 

Paltrow, Jolie join flood of allegations against Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — An avalanche of allegations poured out Tuesday against Harvey Weinstein in on-the-record reports that detailed claims of sexual abuse and included testimonies from Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, further intensifying the...

 

Trump health coverage alternatives may pose risk to the sick

The White House is working on a plan that could bring more health insurance choices and cheaper options to people buying individual and small business coverage. But the bill for this might be paid by the sick. Senior administration officials have...

 

Police received report of erratic student with weapon

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical" and that "he was the one that shot their friend,"...

 

Smoke, ash from wildfires blanket California cities

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of Californians on Tuesday saw their lawns covered in ash and air filled with smoke as firefighters battled ferocious wildfires in the northern and southern parts of the state. The fast-moving blazes produced thick, gr...

 

Trump lashes 'Liddle Bob Corker' as senators call for calm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Bob Corker as "Liddle' Bob Corker" on Tuesday, escalating a feud with the Tennessee Republican who's dubbed the White House an "adult day care center" and charged that Trump could be...

 

AP-NORC Poll: Most don't want young immigrants deported

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans also have largely...

 

Media: S. Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean lawmaker said Tuesday that North Korean hackers may have stolen highly classified military documents that include U.S.-South Korean wartime "decapitation strike" plans against the North, according to South...

 

Bob Dole returns home after 3-week hospital stay

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole has returned home after being hospitalized for three weeks with low blood pressure. Dole spokeswoman Marion Watkins said in an email Tuesday that...

 

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